'Edom' or 'Idumea,' as in Isaiah 34:5, signifies those who are in evil and in falsities thence derived.
The human mind is composed of two parts, a will and an understanding, a seat of loves and affections, and a seat of wisdom and...
'Might' denotes the forces or power of truth.
'A multitude of slain' relates to people who perish from falsities, and 'a great number of carcasses,' of people who perish from evils, as in...
A 'sword,' in the Word, signifies the truth of faith combating and the vastation of truth. In an opposite sense, it signifies falsity combating and...
'The uncircumcised,' as in Ezekiel 31:18, signifies people lacking the good of charity.
In the physical world, the places we inhabit and the distances between them are physical realities, and we have to get our physical bodies through...
To go up and to go down: in the Word, mention is made of going up and going down when speaking of going from one...
"Down" is used many different ways in natural language, and its spiritual meaning in the Bible is highly dependent on context. Phrases like "bowing down,"...
A pit,' or 'well which has no water,' as in Jeremiah 2:13, signifies doctrines which have no truths.